LEOMINSTER, MASS. – Packaging machinery supplier IMA Dairy & Food USA appointed Daniel Margherio as the company’s national business development manager.

A longtime sales specialist within the packaging and dairy sector, Margherio will handle IMA’s Fillshape business unit, which produces and designs filling systems for flexible stand-up pouches in dairy, food, beverage and personal care applications.

Margherio’s previous experience includes serving as the business development manager, liquid food and beverage, at Fres-Co System USA for several years. Prior to that, he worked in business development management roles at The Warrell Corporation and Farmland Dairies.

He received a business administration degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

“Daniel’s track record of overseeing successful, often double-digit, sales growth will help IMA continue to grow our North American market share in the dairy and greater food packaging landscape,” said Patrick Carroll, president of IMA Dairy & Food USA. “His highly relevant background, impressive skill set and engaging personality make him exceptionally well-suited for his new role, and we’re delighted to welcome him.”